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Fairfax City Skate Camp

Fairfax City Springbreak Skate Camp

March 25-29, 2024 (5 Day)

  • Fee: $429
  • 9 AM – 3 PM
  • AGES: 7 – 16 yrs (Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced)
  • Before Care: 8 – 9 AM
  • After Care: 3 – 5:30 PM

The Fairfax Surf Shop is pleased to team up with the City of Fairfax to offer a fun, quality, skateboard camp experience for youth interested in learning or improving skateboarding. Since 1976, Fairfax Surf Shop has been a staple of skateboarding in the Northern Virginia community. Skaters will be placed into age/ability groups. Various skating styles covered (street, vert, rails, ramps, etc…) Learn or improve on key skateboarding basics and tricks: ollie, manual, kick flip, and more. Camp also features skate games, park activities, safety equipment tips and contests. Skaters receive a t-shirt (5 Day Camps) and Fairfax Surf Shop equipment discount. A quality skateboard and helmet are required for the camp. Elbow, knee and wrist pads are highly recommended.

Before & After care available

Fairfax Surf Shop Team/Staff

Skate Park at Van Dyck Park
9 AM – 3 PM

Skate Camp
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Exclusive Camp Facilities

Campers will be utilizing various on-site facilities for camp activities throughout the week. Skaters will get to learn, ride, and complete all week long in the Van Dyck skate park and access an exclusive street course designed and assembled by the Fairfax Surf Shop team on the adjacent basketball court.

Frequent water breaks will be taken under the shaded pavilion next to the skate park. Lunch, snack, and many group activities will be held in the newly constructed and air conditioned Stacy C. Sherwood Community Center directly across the parking lot from the skate park.

The brand new facility has a massive conference room with hardwood flooring and a video projector that will be used to shoot skateboard videos for the kids. Campers will have access to the community center throughout the day for ice, water, and bathroom usage.

Sample daily schedule

8:00 - 8:45 AMBefore-Care (Sign-in, supervised freeskate)
9:00 - 9:15 AMSign-in (Meet instructors/staff, discuss goals for the day)
9:15 - 9:30 AMWarm-up/stretching exercise with instructors
9:30 - 11:30 AMAM Lessons: Mini ramp(small 1/2 pipe), quarter pipes and flatground
11:30 AM - 12:30 PMLunch inside the community center with a skateboard videos and group activities
12:30 - 1:45 PMPM Lessons: Flowing through the park/streetcourse & working on tricks: grinds, kick turns, etc...
1:45 - 2:15 PMBreak
2:15 - 2:45 PMCompetitions, Games of S-K-A-T-E, etc.. (show case tricks learned)
2:45 - 3:00 PMWrap-up/group discussions of the day/Sign-out & Pick-up
3:00 - 5:30 PMSupervised After-Care: keep skating or relax in the community center

Before and after care service

Before & After Care will be offered throughout the week for all campers. Camp begins at 9 AM and ends at 3 PM. If a camper is not picked up by 3:10 PM they will be charged for after care services for that day. Single Before & After Care services can be paid for in advance online at the Parks and Rec Camp Registration site (through your account). On the day of service directly at the Parks and Rec office in the Sherwood Community Center located next to the Van Dyck Skate Park.

March 25-29, 2024 SKATE CAMP

Before care8 AM - 9 AM
After care3 PM - 5:30 PM
Single before care$35
Single after care$55

What to bring to camp

  • Skateboard*
  • Helmet & Pads*
  • Lunch & Snack(s)
  • Water Bottle
    (campers will have access to water on site as well)
  • Sunscreen


Session dates

Skate Camp
March 25-29, 2024


Before and After care available.

Exclusive camper discount

Sign up and receive an exclusive camper discount at Fairfax Surf Shop now through camp sessions!

Fairfax Surf Shop has been selling top quality skateboards, helmets & accessories since 1976